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Former CM passes away

March 17, 2007

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HARIPUR, March 16: Former NWFP chief minister Raja Sikandar Zaman Khan died of cardiac arrest at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad, on Friday evening. He was 72. He left behind a widow, three sons and a daughter. Family sources said Raja Sikandar had been suffering from diabetes and cardiac problems for the last several years.

His Nimaz-i-Janaza would be offered at the Nikra Bangla House, Khanpur, at 11am on Saturday.

Raja Sikandar was born in 1934. He did his senior Cambridge from the Abbottabad Burnhall School. He started his political career as member of the Abbottabad District Council in the 1960s.—Correspondent